Attention TypeAbility fans. The long awaited TypeAbility 4.2 has just been released! TypeAbility 4.2 is a revolutionary product that you must see to believe. TypeAbility is now fully Network compatible so students can be recognized by any computer on the network.
TypeAbility can now work with a Laptop Keyboard!
Fabulous Video Tutorials are available. See the Download links on the pages of this web-site.
YesAccessible! Purpose and Philosphy
YesAccessible!is devoted to providing the blind and visually impaired with software that will enable them to use computer applications just as well as their sighted peers. From Computer Skills and Keyboarding programs like TypeAbility, to music software, like CakeTalking, YesAccessible! software will make working in a computer environment as easy, enjoyable and as productive as possible.
David Pinto, founder of YesAccessible!, has spent his teaching and programming career making sure that students are never left in the dark, that instructions are always complete yet easy to understand, and that a graduated approach to learning is provided that never ever requires knowledge or skills that have not been thoroughly introduced earlier.
And humor? Yes! Because without humor, things get dry indeed, but with a timely and appropriate dash of humor . . . tasks can be a joy.
TypeAbility 4.2.9 The Typing Program and Computer Tutor for the Blind and Visually Impaired! Supports JAWS 16, Networked Computers, One Hand Typists, Laptop Keyboards, And basic Braille Input Support using the Power Chord Braille Keyboard.
Latest TypeAbility Version Info
TypeAbility for JAWS, version 4.2.9, released December 3, 2014. TypeAbility for MAGic with Speech, version 4.2.6, released April 30, 2014.
For both children and adults who need to learn to type and use the computer, TypeAbility is the easiest, most enjoyable and most affordable of all typing programs. TypeAbilityfor JAWS, uses the speech capabilities of the JAWS screen reader. TypeAbilityfor MAGic uses the speech capabilities of the MAGic screenmagnification program. If you want to use JAWS, you can use either the full JAWS version, or the JAWS demo.
If you want to use MAGic, realize there are 2 flavors of MAGic: MAGicwith speech, or MAGic without speech.
1) If you use MAGic with speech, then you will install TypeAbility for MAGic
2) If you use MAGic withoutspeech, then you must get speech by running either the full version of JAWS, or the free JAWS demo. So, when using MAGic withoutspeech, you will actually install TypeAbility for JAWS because you'll be using JAWS for speech.
Regardless of which flavor of MAGic you use, it must be MAGic version 10.5 or above. TypeAbility is currently being used by individuals and school districts around the English-speaking world, to teach blind and visually impaired students the keyboard skills necessary for typing and using a computer. Teachers are amazed at how engaged the students become while doing their lessons. TypeAbility is so easy to use, that it only takes a few lessons with an assistant before the student is off and running through the 99 graduated lessons. Note that TypeAbilityfor JAWS requires at least JAWS 8, and will run on any JAWS version higher than JAWS 8. TypeAbility now supports one hand typists.
CakeTalking is a program that uses the JAWS screen reader to make the MIDI/Audio program Sonar totally accessible to blind and visually impaired musicians. CakeTalking is used by children, professionals, and internationally renowned musicians such as Marcus Roberts, Dianne Shur, and Kevin Kern. CakeTalking with Sonar, transforms your computer into a multi-track recording studio.